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[3 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Homeschool Outside:  A Change of Scenery

I have been running on fumes. Exhausted, with no end in sight. The beginning of a new school year always feels the most rushed for me. Adjusting to the change in schedule, learning all of the new and expected tasks/goals for the year, and desperately trying to figure everything out. It can all be very overwhelming. Thankfully though with each passing day it does become a bit easier and I know everything will eventually be …

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Back to School, Home, Homeschool, Organization, Walmart Moms, What's Cooking in the Kitchen? »

[26 Aug 2013 | Comments Off | ]
How to Make and Keep a Back to School Routine (Homeschool Edition)

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We’ve been homeschooling for a couple of weeks now. The first few weeks of school always seem to be the toughest as adjusting to a new schedule is never easy. As a Walmart Mom, I was encouraged to share our Back to School Routine. I’ve started doing a couple of extra things here and there to help make our daily routine go a little bit more smoothly.

One of the things that has helped us …

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DIY / Crafts, Favorite, Home, Home Maintenance, Homeschool »

[22 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Paint an Interior Door with Chalkboard Paint for a Home Office, Bathroom, Homeschool Room

When it comes to chalkboard paint, the word obsessed comes to mind. I’ve tackled several DIY projects in my home transforming ordinary household items into writeable surfaces with chalkboard paint. Here are a few past projects you might be interested in checking out:

DIY Chalkboard Crate
Chalkboard Paint Coffee Table
Homeschool Cubby
Chalkboard Bookcase
Bloggers Desk

With the start of a new school year, what better time to tackle another DIY project than now.

The doors at the entrance of my …

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Back to School, Homeschool »

[18 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
First Day of School (Printables for Pictures)

What is back to school time without a few First Day of School pictures? As mentioned, I finally got to take some photos of the kidlets for back to school. Since we homeschool, we don’t get professional pictures taken. Instead I like to take them myself.

When it comes to taking the kidlets first day of school pictures, there is one trend that I’ve seen grow over the last several years and that is to have the child …

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Back to School, Fashion, Favorite, Homeschool, Walmart Moms »

[13 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Budget Friendly Back-to-School Tips & Trends from Nicole of MomTrends

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Back to School is a busy time for us. We’ve already talked about shopping for school supplies and some of my kidlets favorite back to school apparel picks. I recently had the opportunity, as a part of the Walmart Moms, to listen in on a Google Hangout with Nicole of MomTrends. As a fellow Mom, Nicole knows what it’s like to go back to school shopping for the kids. Nicole recently teamed up with Walmart to …

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